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Steve Firestone, Jamie Vos join ESA Board of Directors

August 29, 2022SSN Staff

DALLAS—The Electronic Security Association (ESA) announced it recently installed Jamie Vos, President of Security Solutions Northwest, and Steve Firestone, CEO of Firestone Strategies Group, on its new Board of Directors.  The purpose of a director on the ESA Board is to work collectively as a team to provide good governance of ESA affairs and to set the direction to optimize the growth and performance of the organization. Each board member has a responsibility for ensuring...

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ESA welcomes two new board members

July 14, 2022SSN Staff

DALLAS—The Electronic Security Association (ESA) recently installed two new members on its Board of Directors - Rick Seymour, CEO, CSI Palm Beach, and Michael Barnes, Founding Partner, Barnes Associates, Inc. Seymour and Barnes were installed onto the ESA Board of Directors during the ESA Annual Meeting at the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) and began their term on July 1. The purpose of a director on the ESA Board is to work collectively as a team to provide good governance...

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ESA welcomes new members to Board of Directors

July 26, 2021SSN Staff

DALLAS—Members of the Electronic Security Association (ESA) recently voted for several open positions on its Board of Directors. These positions were vacated by outgoing board members, having made significant impact on the association, including Dee Ann Harn, CEO of RFI Enterprises in California; Steve Firestone, owner of Firestone Strategies in South Carolina; and James Lee, owner of Alarmguard Security in North Carolina. “I have had the honor of working closely with these professionals,...

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Select announces several more purchases

June 11, 2018Spencer Ives

LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security in early June announced a variety of acquisitions, one in New Jersey, one in New Mexico, and two in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas.In New Jersey, the company acquired Garden State Fire & Security, based in Matawan, N.J. With this transaction Select bought more than 2,500 accounts, with an even 50/50 mix between residential and commercial accounts, and the company gains an office in New Jersey.“The addition of Garden State Fire & Security to our organization...

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Select Security announces series of acquisitions

April 6, 2018Spencer Ives

LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security, provider of security and life safety solutions for homes and businesses based here, on April 6 announced the purchase of several companies: Tennessee Valley Protection in Huntsville, Ala.; Southern Security Services in Nashville, Tenn.; Interactive Alarms in Nashville, Tenn.; Security Consultants in Memphis, Tenn.; and Alert Alarm Systems in Paducah, Ky."We are always looking for well run companies that want to be part of Select Security, especially in our newest...

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Select Security to acquire AlarmForce's US subscribers

June 15, 2017Spencer Ives

LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security, a super-regional alarm company based here, on June 14 entered into an agreement to buy the U.S. subscriber base of AlarmForce, a Toronto-based company, which will maintain its Canadian business.Select Security will gain about 28,000 accounts, bringing the company's total to nearly 60,000. The deal is expected to close on or around June 23. AlarmForce announced that the total consideration was $11.6 million."It's the largest acquisition that Select has done in...

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Select Security acquires three companies

October 19, 2016Paul Ragusa

LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security, a super regional security company based here, recently completed the purchase of Owensboro, Ky.-based Level 5 Systems, Myrtle Beach, S.C.-based Sea Dog Security, and Charlotte, N.C.-based Guardian Systems, adding three new branch offices, and expanding into the North and South Carolina markets. The three deals add approximately 2,000 new accounts for Select Security.“We have always felt that with the infrastructure that we have invested in and built both...

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Select Security partners with Mace to launch national DIY product

June 16, 2016Paul Ragusa

LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security, a super-regional based here, is partnering with Mace, best known for its pepper spray, to launch a DIY product nationally in 2016.Select Security's founder and CEO Patrick Egan said that teaming up with Mace to launch a DIY product is key to its success nationally.“This is a whole different channel for us, and there was no way we were going to enter the DIY space without a strong, recognizable brand name,” Egan told Security Systems News. “The...

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Select Security reaches $1m in RMR

April 5, 2016Paul Ragusa

LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security, based here, has reached $1 million in RMR following several years of rapid growth both organically and through acquisition. Select Security president Steve Firestone told Security Systems News, “We are getting ready to make a big announcement in the DIY space within the next four- to six weeks.”Firestone, who joined the company as president four years ago, said Select Security is poised for continued growth and possible expansion into new areas. “We...

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Who's afraid of Google?

April 1, 2015Amy Canfield

YARMOUTH, Maine—Google's venture into home security and automation may turn out to be a very good thing for traditional resi companies, according to providers interviewed by Security Systems News.That's not to say it won't pose challenges, maybe even some big ones, but any sound company that has solid customer service and stays on its technological toes shouldn't fear Google's foray, they said. Monitoring companies could stand to benefit, too.“I love it,” Select Security's president...

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